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  • Israel’s ‘grande dame’ grows up on the big screen

    By Jessica Steinberg

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    There is a scene in Dina Zvi-Riklis' award-winning drama, "Three Mothers," in which Gila Almagor, once a popular singer, stages a comeback concert to raise money for her sister, Yasmin, who needs a kidney transplant. At the start of the concert, she introduces herself as one of three...
  • Tourists Pass on Israeli Passover

    By Jessica Steinberg

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    It's known as the holiday of freedom, but Passover this year in Israel will likely be remembered for its sense of restriction.

    With a worldwide recession in progress and would-be tourists still wary of airline travel because of possible terrorist attacks, there will be far fewer...

  • Israel: Key Player in War on Terrorism

    By Jessica Steinberg

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As the U.S. ally with the greatest experience IN fighting terrorism, Israel is likely to play a key role in the planned international war on terrorism.

    But its role is likely to be less public, working primarily with U.S. intelligence and the Defense Department, terrorism experts...

  • Maccabiah Games Come to a Close

    By Jessica Steinberg

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The 16th Maccabiah Games ended with a lot of fanfare, flaming batons and fireworks -- and a sigh of relief from the organizers that the much-anticipated event had ended safely and without mishap.

    There were hundreds of police officers and soldiers surrounding the outdoor Jerusalem...

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